15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Manila, Luzon

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and finally explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena.

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Manila, Philippines to Rovaniemi is an approximately 21-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manila to Rovaniemi. In October, Rovaniemi is colder than Manila - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

For reviews and other tourist information, use the Muonio day trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Muonio by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in October, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Trails
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Traveling by car from Muonio to Mustasaari takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, Mustasaari is a bit warmer than Muonio - with highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then stroll through Suolijarvi Beach, then stop by Alko, and finally browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip planning site .

You can drive from Mustasaari to Tampere in 4 hours. October in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
City Sokos ©
City Sokos

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On your second day here, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Ett Hem Museum, explore the galleries of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally enjoy some diversion at Moomin World.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip planner .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Pack the 31st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, stroll through Sibelius Monument, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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